In the world of professional wrestling, no match is complete without its share of social media jabs and mind games. One such bout that has taken the wrestling community by storm is that of social media star turned wrestler, Logan Paul, and his soon-to-be opponent, MMA fighter Dillon Danis, set to take place on October 14th.
Danis has been an unabated opponent not just in the ring but also on social media platforms. In a recent spat, Paul’s name was viciously dropped into the dirt as Danis showed no signs of easing his relentless trolling. He audaciously claimed that model Nina Agdal bears resemblance to WWE Hall of Famer Edge, and shockingly, spared no mercy as he targeted Paul’s mother in an unsportsmanlike manner. This absurd slander led to Agdal filing a restraining order against Danis.
Mams Taylor, an insider close to the situation, reported that Logan Paul is insistent on PED testing for the fight, regardless of whether it’s administered by USADA, VADA, or some other organization. This inclusion of rigorous testing protocols reveals Paul’s commitment to clean and fair competition, a trait in harmony with WWE’s extensive Wellness Policy drug testing program.
Cynically, Danis countered this with an allegation that Paul wants to initiate drug testing now because he is currently ‘clean’, implying that Paul had used illicit substances during his training camp. Alongside this, he also disparagingly dismissed the integrity of the WWE’s Wellness Policy.
However, despite these claims, it’s significant to note that Danis seems to be focusing a significant portion of his energies on social media as compared to his fight preparations. Observers maintain that it’ll be his performance in the ring and not his online presence that will determine his success in the impending match with Paul.
Fervour for the match continues to amplify, and Ringside News has reported that WWE already has plans for Logan Paul’s return following his fight with Danis. As the anticipation builds, fans are left to speculate on the validity of the allegations thrown by both sides.
Danis’s recent comments on WWE’s drug testing framework have also stirred the pot. But as indisputable as his words may sound, the truth will only be witnessed on the day of the match, when both fighters face each other in the ring. It is here that their preparations, allegations, and athletic prowess will be put to the ultimate test. Be sure to keep your eyes peeled on the upcoming Manchester event, and share your take on the Logan Paul-Dillon Danis saga in the comments section.